Uttarkashi-Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday reached Silkyara to examine the positioning the place a portion of an under-construction tunnel on the Yamunotri National Highway collapsed on Sunday, leaving not less than 36 staff trapped.

The Chief Minister additionally took inventory of the rescue efforts.

The efforts to take away particles and rescue the trapped staff within the Silkyara Tunnel are underway. Heavy excavator machines have been deployed to take away particles.

The rescuers have established contact with the trapped staff on walkie-talkies and all the employees are secure. Authorities are sending the employees meals and water by the pipe.

Authorities stated a slim opening has been made to cross oxygen into the tunnel as personnel of a number of groups work on to rescue the trapped staff.

The under-construction tunnel of the Navayuga firm from Silkyara to Dandalgaon on the Yamunotri National Highway collapsed at 5 a.m. on Sunday.

At least 36 labourers are trapped within the tunnel, they usually have been caught for greater than 30 hours.

Rescue efforts by personnel from a number of companies, together with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), hearth brigade, have been happening since Sunday morning.

According to the data, the accident occurred at a distance of 200 meters from the tunnel entrance in the direction of Silkyara, whereas the employees had been 2, 800 meters inside the doorway.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has additionally spoken to the Chief Minister on the cellphone and has been briefed about all the incident.

PM Modi has assured all attainable help.

Additionally, Uttarkashi District Magistrate Abhishek Ruhela has cancelled the leaves of all officers within the district. Continuous efforts are underway to soundly evacuate all staff.

The tunnel is part of the Char Dham undertaking and is meant to attach Silkyara to Dangal Gaon, decreasing the gap between the 2 locations by not less than 25 kms when accomplished.

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